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- Tor Nightfire continue their dive into heavy metal and horror with a look at Norwegian black metallers, Mayhem
- LitReactor chart a course through the horror genre via short fiction
- Horror Tree offer some craft advice on writing suspense into your fiction
- The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature a deeply personal article on horror, culture, society and the need to be liked
- Writer Alan Baxter opens the first door of Kendall Reviews’ Books of Blood advent calendar
Tor Nightfire continue their dive into heavy metal and horror with a look at Norwegian black metallers, Mayhem
Meghan Ball continues her dive into heavy metal’s relationship with horror for Tor Nightfire by digging into the story of Norwegian Black Metal band, Mayhem. Ball rightly includes content warnings for this article. The story gets dark, bizarre, and frightening very quickly.
Sadie Hartmann, aka Mother Horror, writes for LitReactor on navigating the wide variety of horror sub-genres and styles through short fiction, recommending collections, anthologies and standalone pieces.
Writer Melody E McIntyre offers writing advice for authors looking to build suspense into their work, over at The Horror Tree.
The Ginger Nuts of Horror feature a deeply personal article on horror, culture, society and the need to be liked
Claire Fitzpatrick, author of the short fiction collection Metamorphosis, gets personal with The Ginger Nuts of Horror, opening up on horror, society, culture and the need to be liked.
Writer Alan Baxter takes the hot seat for the first ‘door’ of Kendall Reviews Books of Blood advent calendar. Alan discusses his introduction to Clive Barker’s work and the impact of the first story, ‘The Book of Blood’.
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